Patna: Three (3) Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel were killed when a high-tension power line collapsed in Bihar’s Supaul district on Friday. Nine (9) others have been injured and four have been taken to hospital and their condition is stated to be critical.
Soldiers died due to electrocution at SSB 45th Battalion Camp located in Birpur, Supaul. According to the information received, this accident happened when some SSB personnel were busy setting up tents when suddenly the high tension line fell on them. soldiers were training in the camp
The injured SSB jawans were taken to LN Sub-Divisional Hospital, out of which four seriously injured personnel were referred to Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).
Reports said that the SSB had earlier called up the electricity department and asked them to remove the high tension wire passing through the training centre, but this has not been done till date.
First published:January 14, 2022, 7:37 pm